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High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

December 14, 2018

On December 4th, 2018, the Woodford County High School's choirs and acapella groups put on their annual winter concert at First Baptist Church. This was Choir Director Taylor Strickland's first concert at Woodford County, and he definitely wowed the audience with his choice in music and amazing teachin...

The Impact of Music on WCHS Students

The Impact of Music on WCHS Students

December 14, 2018

Music has always been an outlet for many people, including myself, that allows for creative flow, relaxation, inspiration or reflection. As someone who plays instruments and is an avid Spotify user, I find music to be extremely useful and can provide an escape for people. Yet, it's one thing to talk...

Undercover K-Pop Lover

October 30, 2018

Before anything, what even is K-pop for those out there who don't know? K-pop is Korean Pop. This type of music has become very popular all around the globe and you may have even seen or heard some of your friends talking about it and trying to get you into it (honestly I wouldn't know about it if it...

Saying Goodbye to a Star

Saying Goodbye to a Star

Jamie Hobbs, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

Filed under Music

The talented, young artist who gave us The Divine Female, Swimming and many other popular albums has been announced dead from a drug overdose in his apartment in Studio City, California. Mac Miller had been struggling with a substance abuse problem for years. He was previously in a long-term relationship...

Life of a Marcher

Life of a Marcher

September 13, 2018

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche My music is my passion. Music is fun but can be very challenging. I am a member of the Woodford County Marching Band and regular concert band. I know how much we practice and how much effort we put into everything we do. I will be ...

Music is the Remedy

Music is the Remedy

May 25, 2018

On the website: (http://time.com/5235492/summer-music-festivals-2018/) is a list of music festivals happening this summer that each vary in genre. I picked 10 that sounded very ear-appealing to me. Listed below are 10 music festivals that you won't want to miss this summer!   Boston Cal...

Rockin’ Guitars

Rockin’ Guitars

May 22, 2018

This guitar is a 2016, Gibson Les Paul Studio. with a Fireburst finish, Chrome pickup covers, Tunomatic Bridge and tailpiece, Black Pickup rings, and Gold speed knobs. This guitar has several obvious signs of ageing, which is a clear sign of how much this guitar is played and how well it has hel...

WCHS Students Present Afterthought

WCHS Students Present Afterthought

May 7, 2018

A small group of students in the WCHS Art, Design, and Voice class have begun recording an album of cover songs as a sort of final project under the title Afterthought. The album will include several covers of songs such as Californication by The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sunshine of Your Love by Eric ...

Favorite Spring Tunes

Favorite Spring Tunes

April 7, 2018

During this month I have put together a collective group of songs that could be a great playlist to start off spring. This playlist contains all genres of music that any one could enjoy listening to. I decided to create this playlist because I thought it would be interesting to learn what my fellow classmates...

In the Mind of the Migos

In the Mind of the Migos

Tyler Bennett, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2018

Filed under Music

The Atlanta based group, Migos, have certainly been making a lot of buzz in their recent come up. The group released a few mix tapes and one prior studio album before releasing Culture on January 27th, 2017. The album hit number one on the US Billboard 200 as well as The top Hip-Hop charts. The album...

Positively Pollute Your Mind Musically

Positively Pollute Your Mind Musically

Noah Reynolds, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018

Filed under Music, Showcase

Are you looking for some mental relaxation? Do you just really need to jam out? Have a hankering for a musical punch to the face? This fast-flying February, you'll need to check out these hand-picked song recommendations of multiple genres. These picks reflect February as a whole, and I hope you enjoy...

Jam with Cole

December 16, 2017

Jam sessions have been around as long as sounds have, whether it be cave men banging on rocks to simulate rhythm, or highly skilled musicians playing beautiful music. Jam music is spontaneous and comes mainly from knowledge of scales and improvisation. Learning to just jam is a great skill for any musician...

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